Sure it matters.... We need to strive for historical accuracy in all we do. When we discover a mistake we need to correct it and get on with our search for accuracy.
Chnaging the location ofthe 26th NC marker would be quite easy to do. It is not that large an object. "Erns"
I understand and most heartedly agree, but I do think some times we do forget about their actions that day in July..... Lets just make sure we do not forget the human side of this most incredible time in our history...
THats the point I really want to make!
You are absolutely right.I am proud of this group of men
who there those three days,two ggg uncles of mine fought with the 26th N.C.PVT.Thomas Johnson Co.H/KIA 7-1-63 aged
21 years,PVT.Simon P. Johnson Co.I/died from wounds 7-20-63 aged 22 years.
Also I have other relatives from both sides who fought
there also,people must never forget those who fought in
those bloody years 1861-1865.
At the Battle of Gettysburg Resource Center website we have a page dedicated to those who fought. Perhaps you'd like to have your name and your ancestors names added. Go to The Battle of Gettysburg Resource center at http://www.geocities.com/gburginfo and check out the "Dedication" page...if you like what you see there you can clikck on the email link at the bottom of the pagfe and send me the particulars and I'll add your names to the list. This is just one small way of keeping the memory of those who served alive in the minds of others.